||Attica Zoological Park
The Attica Zoological Park opened in May 2000, in the Spata area, initially as a Bird Park, hosting the 3rd largest bird collection in the world (1500 birds from 300 different species), farm animals for the younger visitors and 3 very impressive big aviaries with birds from the 3 continents of Asia, Africa and America where visitors can walk through.
Since then there were more sections added:
"World of reptiles" with Pythons, Boas, Crocodiles and other reptiles
"Greek fauna" section was inaugurated with Wolfs, Brown Bears, Foxes, Wild Cats, and Lynxes.
"African Savannah" with Giraffes, Zebra, Antelopes as well as Lamas , Jaguars , Snow Leopards , the very rare White Lions and other beautiful mammals.
"The Monkeys and Apes", the Pygmy Hippos, and the Prairie dogs.
A new extension will be completed mid 2005 with African wild dogs, Alligators, trained Seals and the forest of the Monkeys.
The Attica Zoological Park belongs the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums, which has established humane standards for keeping animals in captivity, their diet and health as well as the education of visitors and breeding programs for endangered species
The Attica Zoological Park offers recreational as well as educational experiences to visitors and is a place for entertainment and relaxation.